- The local name for crystal methamphetamine crystal meth or speed.
- "This Tuesday Special Assignment focuses on a deepening crisis in Cape Town. Many young adults and schoolchildren as young as 10 years are in the grip of a powerful drug called crystal methamphetamine – known locally as tik. It’s been on the fringes for several years but it is now catching on fast among the youth of the Western Cape. http://www.sabcnews.com/specialassignment/tiktik.html - 27k
- "Over a third of all people seeking rehabilitation in the second half of 2005 reported that their primary problem was tik". Weekend Argus 13/14 May 2006 p.12.